Nokia Adds Three to Its 'Classic' Series
Today Nokia announced three new phones bearing the "classic" moniker. All three are bar-style phones that run Series 40, have FM radios and are slated for second quarter releases.
- 6700: This phone has quad-band GSM/EDGE and 900/1900/2100 tri-band HSPA/WCDMA radios, as well as Bluetooth 2.1+EDR. It has a 5 megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash and video capture. It supports microSD cards up to 8GB, and has an accelerometer for Nokia's tap commands. Its 2.2-inch display has QVGA resolution. It will cost approximately $307.
- 6303: The 6303 loses 3G capabilities and also dials back to tri-band GSM/EDGE, but has stereo Bluetooth. It has a 3.2 megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash and video capture. It supports microSD cards up to 4GB. Its 2.2-inch display has QVGA resolution. It will cost about $176.
- 2700: This entry-level handset has quad-band GSM/EDGE radios, a 2 megapixel camera, and supports microSD cards up to 2GB. It will cost about $65.
Microsoft Trots Out Nokia 222 Feature Phone
Microsoft today announced the Nokia 222, a bar-style feature phone that runs Nokia Series 30+ and includes only the most essential functions. The Nokia 222's core apps include MSN Weather, Bing Search, Opera Mini, as well as Facebook, Facebook Messenger, and Twitter.
Motorola Debuts the Entry-Level Moto C and Moto C Plus
Motorola today unveiled two low-cost Android smartphones, the Moto C and Moto C Plus (pictured). Both phones are intended to serve as entry-level handsets for first time and/or cost-conscious buyers.
Lumia 535 First Windows Phone to Wear Microsoft Name
Microsoft today announced the Lumia 535, the first phone it has revealed without the Nokia brand since it acquired the company's handset division earlier this year. The 535 is a low-cost smartphone meant for emerging markets.
HMD Global Trots Out the Nokia 130, an Entry-Level Feature Phone
HMD Global today announced the Nokia 130, a bar-style handset that runs the Series 30+ platform with basic connectivity apps and a handful of simple games. The handset has a 1.8-inch screen, number pad, 1,020mAh battery, Bluetooth, music player, FM radio, and headphone jack.
Motorola Debuts Budget-Friendly Moto E4 and E4 Plus
Motorola today announced the Moto E4 and Moto E4 Plus, two low-cost Android smartphones that sit one step up from the entry-level Moto C handsets. Both the E4 and E4 Plus run Android 7.1 Nougat and include Snapdragon 427 quad-core processors with 2 GB of RAM, and 16 GB of storage.
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